day evening and will march in the morning with four days' rations, expecting to get more at Faison's Station. He takes with him Captain Logan with about 330 men of the Fifteenth, Seventeenth, and Twenty-third Corps, about 411 recruits, a few of the latter belonging to General Terry's corps. Lieutenant-Colonel O'Brien, Seventy-fifth Indiana, arrived to-day with about 1,300 of the Second Brigade of General Cruft's division, and has 900 more on the way. It is impossible for me to arm men here. I have sent no unarmed men except under good escort.
J. R. HAWLEY,
HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,
In the Field, Goldsborough, N. C., April 2, 1865.
Your telegram is received, and is very satisfactory. You may count on finding ratiions at Faison's for all men you forward, and army commandrs will be notified that arms may be provided here.,
L. M. DAYTON,
Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.
CHIEF QUARTERMASTER'S OFFICE, DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA,
Wilmington, April 2 1865.
Goldsborough, N. C.:
The creek bridge will be completed to-night, and the cars can then run to Northeast. We have two locomotives ready for use and fifteen cars; another locomotive unloading, and fifty additional cars. I shall drive the work day and night. About 4,000 troops have arrived from Washington. We are discharging them andmarching themto the front. We can discharge two steamers here while one is being discharged at Beaufort. As soon as the bridge is completed across the Northeast we will send stores to the front rapidly.
GEO. S. DODGE,
Brevet Brigadier-General and Chief Quartermaster.
HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA, ARMY OF THE OHIO,
Goldsborough, N. C., April 2, 1865-12. 20 p. m.
Brigadier General I. N. PALMER,
The commanding general directs that your order the Fifty-second Pennsyvania Infantry to march at once to this place, reporting at these headquarters for further orders. The baggage of the regiment can be sent forward by rail.
J. A. CAMPBELL,
Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.